DOD-STD-1578 Revision B, June 1, 1987
NICKEL - CADMIUM BATTERY USAGE PRACTICES FOR SPACE VECHICLES
Includes all amendments and changes through Cancellation Notice 2, July 28, 2016
Additional Comments: CNCL NO S/S
This standard establishes requirements for the storage, handling, and usage of nickel-cadmium batteries for space vehicle applications. Compliance with this standard is intended to assure proper performance of nickel-cadmium batteries and to provide protection against preflight degradation and premature degradation during operational use on space vehicles.
This standard is intended for reference in applicable space vehicle specifications or other documents to incorporate common requirements and practices necessary to assure successful nickel-cadmium battery operation during space missions.